Euro Area (Eurozone) General government total expenditure (% of GDP) Statistics

22, Oct 2019, EDT.

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Country or Region: Euro Area (Eurozone) › Change country
Economic Indicator: General government total expenditure (% of GDP) › See all Euro Area indicators, › See General government total expenditure (% of GDP) data for all countries
Detailed Analysis for Year: 2015 › Change year
Full Dataset: from 1980 to 2019
Dataset updated: 17th March 2015
Data Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF)
National or Regional Currency: US Dollar
Currency Symbol: US$

Total expenditure consists of total expense and the net acquisition of nonfinancial assets. Note: Apart from being on an accrual basis, total expenditure differs from the GFSM 1986 definition of total expenditure in the sense that it also takes the disposals of nonfinancial assets into account.

General government total expenditure (% of GDP) Statistics for Euro Area (Eurozone), Year 2015 - In Detail

General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Euro Area in year 2015 is 48.529 %. Total expenditure consists of total expense and the net acquisition of nonfinancial assets. Note: Apart from being on an accrual basis, total expenditure differs from the GFSM 1986 definition of total expenditure in the sense that it also takes the disposals of nonfinancial assets into account.

This makes Euro Area n/a in world rankings according to General government total expenditure (% of GDP) in year 2015. The world's average General government total expenditure (% of GDP) value is 33.88 %; Euro Area is 14.65 more than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Euro Area was 49.35 % General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Euro Area in 2015 was or will be 1.66% less than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Euro Area was or will be 48.13 %, which is 0.83% less than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Euro Area, in other Years
Year %
  2021 46.083
  2020 46.269
  2019 46.509
  2018 46.889
  2017 47.389
  2016 48.126
2015 48.529
  2014 49.349
  2013 49.498
  2012 49.633
  2011 49.011
  2010 50.457
  2009 50.633
  2008 46.551
  2007 45.284
  2006 46.011
  2005 46.63
  2004 46.69
  2003 47.258
  2002 46.86
  2001 46.623
  2000 45.604
  1999 47.43
  1998 47.863
  1997 48.821
  1996 50.035
  1995 52.574
  1994 51.231
  1993 52.459
  1992 51.082
  1991 49.919
  1990 n/a
  1989 n/a
  1988 n/a
  1987 n/a
  1986 n/a
  1985 n/a
  1984 n/a
  1983 n/a
  1982 n/a
  1981 n/a
  1980 n/a